original description(ofPlatyrhachus luciae Pocock, 1894)Pocock, R. I. (1894). Contributions to our Knowledge of the Arthropod Fauna of the West Indies. Part III. Diplopoda and Malacopoda, with a Supplement on the Arachnida of the Class Pedipalpi. <em>Journal of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 24 (157): 473-519, pl. 37-40., available online athttps://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31652901 page(s): 511, pl. 39, figs 3, 3a–d [details]
additional sourceHoffman, R. L. (1999). Checklist of the millipedes of North and Middle America. Virginia Museum of Natural History, special publication, 8: 1-584. Martinsville page(s): 381 [details]
additional sourceJeekel, C. A. W. (2007). An annotated bibliographical catalogue of the Indo-Australian Platyrhacidae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). <em>Myriapod memoranda.</em> 10: 49-101. page(s): 91; note: In spite of the isolated occurrence, suggesting introduction, this species cannot be properly associated with any of the Indo-Australian platyrhacids. On account of the shape of the gonopods it may co...
In spite of the isolated occurrence, suggesting introduction, this species cannot be properly associated with any of the Indo-Australian platyrhacids. On account of the shape of the gonopods it may come closest to the American genus Barydesmus Cook as interpreted by Hoffman, 1999.
additional sourceRecuero, E.; Sánchez-Vialas, A. (2018). A new distinctive species of Barydesmus (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Platyrhacidae) from Ecuador, with an annotated bibliographical checklist of the American Platyrhacidae. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4482(2): 245-273., available online athttps://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4482.2.2 page(s): p. 262 [details] Available for editors
new combination referenceLoomis, H. F. (1934). Millipeds of the West Indies and Guiana collectet by the Allison V. Armour Expedition in 1932. Smithsonian miscellaneous Collections, 89(14): 1-69. Washington page(s): 35, pI. I, fig. 7.; note: Nanorrhacus luciae [details]
Present Inaccurate Introduced: alien Containing type locality